Title Digital health information for the consumer : evidence and policy implications / David Nicholas [and others].
Imprint Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-246) and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Health education -- Great Britain -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Television in health education -- Great Britain.
Internet in medicine -- Great Britain.
Interactive television -- Great Britain.
Digital television -- Great Britain.
Touch screens -- Great Britain.
Market surveys -- Great Britain.
Health surveys -- Great Britain.
Computer-Assisted Instruction -- Great Britain.
Health Education -- Great Britain.
Health Surveys -- Great Britain.
Internet -- Great Britain.
Telemedicine -- Great Britain.
Television -- Great Britain.
Great Britain.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature Review; 3 Health Kiosks; 4 Health Websites; 5 Health Digital Interactive Television (DiTV); 6 Digital Platform Comparisons; 7 Barriers and Inequalities; 8 Conclusions; Bibliography and Further Reading; Index.
Summary This unique book draws on research that constituted the first major nationwide evaluation of the use and impact of key digital health information platforms which were provided to thousands of health consumers in the UK. The authors offer the first comprehensive and detailed comparison of usage and impact of the three major ICT platforms delivering health information - the internet, touch-screen kiosks and digital interactive television.
Other Author Nicholas, David, 1947-
Other Title Print version: Digital health information for the consumer. Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007 9780754648031 0754648036